Expedia's pay-for-positioning program riles hotel trade group

Expedia's pay-for-positioning program riles hotel trade group
Expedia is broadening a program that gives a more prominent listing position to hotel operators in exchange for paying a higher commission on bookings. The program is an attempt by Expedia, the most popular OTA among U.S. travelers, to further …
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Hilton to Spin Off Hotels Into REIT, Separate Timeshare Business
Hilton's REIT will include about 70 properties, mostly upscale assets in the U.S. and internationally, representing a little more than half of the company's portfolio of owned or leased hotels. Analysts have said the properties, which include hotels …
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Boutique Marriott hotel brand coming to Alabama
According to AL.com, the boutique hotel brand will operate a 150-room hotel at the CityCentre at Big Spring development in downtown Huntsville. AC Hotels will open its first Alabama location in Huntsville. Enlarge. AC Hotels will open its first Alabama …
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AccorHotels' HotelInvest to invest in five new UK hotels
HotelInvest UK COO Hervé Deligny said the company would continue to restructure properties and was seeking more suitable sites for hotels. “We have enjoyed a successful year restructuring our portfolio, and managing our existing assets to increase …
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